Sant Grau d'Ardenya chapel

Address:Carretera Tossa Sant Feliu, 14. 17320 Tossa de Mar
Price: free of charge

Ermita de Sant Grau is located amid the mountains of Ardenyes, also called les Cadiretes, in a beautiful natural environment that also offers a nice viewpoint to the coast, about 360 meters height where it is located. It may have its origins in the thirteenth century, about a legend related to the mother of the catalan king Jaume the Conqueror, Maria of Montpellier, who passed through this place. Last time it was renovated was in nineteenth century and it is possible to reach it on foot, along a long path through the mountains from the center of Tossa de Mar, and by vehicle, because the place is located next to the road.

Sant Grau d'Ardenya chapel Map

  • Apartments(46)
  • Villas(23)
  • Campings(3)
  • Hotels(49)
  • Beaches(18)
  • Roman villas(1)
  • Churches(2)
  • Sights(2)
  • Lighthouses(1)
  • Museums(1)
  • Scenic viewpoints(2)
  • Fortifications(1)
  • Defence towers(1)

How to arrive to Sant Grau d'Ardenya chapel?

How to arrive from:

Sant Grau d'Ardenya chapel Photos

Ermita Sant Grau, Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava

Cross next to the road in Sant Grau chapel, in Tossa de Mar

Mas davant la façana de l'Ermita de Sant Grau, Tossa de Mar

Interior Sant Grau, Tossa de Mar

Foto de época de l'Ermita de Sant Grau, Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava

Other interesting places near here

  • 98
    3.3 miles away

    Carcaixells are some peaks inside the Ardenya Mountains that we can see from the walkpath, part of it Via Ferrata, that crosses this wood in Santa Cristina d'Aro. We will also reach the Montclar peak (0,25 miles above the sea), the neolitic cove la Tuna, Can Llauradó menhir and the Plana Basarda iberian settlement. All these places are not far from Santa Feliu de Guíxols and Tossa de Mar.

  • 97
    4.5 miles away

    Until 1996, when a severe storm made it fall, Pedralta rock was known as the bigger swinging rock in Europe. Symbol of Sant Feliu de Guíxols village, in 1890 was placed a cross on it and in 1961 was built the chapel next, dedicated to the Virgin of the Assumption. Thanks to a popular collecting, some large cranes restored it two years after the fall, and nowad......

  • 97
    6.7 miles away

    This is a very important place in "Costa Brava" brand creation. In fact, it was born here, next to this chapel from XVth century. In 1908 the catalan journalist Ferran Agulló, inspired by the rocky landscape you can see from this location, coined the term "Costa Brava" to this entire area. A monolith on the esplanade remembers this event. Mo......